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Citrus Greening: The War to Save Florida's Crop

Citrus greening has now infected every citrus producing county in Florida, and is threatening the survival of Florida's signature crop. It's gotten so bad that the CEO of Florida Citrus Mutual tells homeowners who are thinking of planting an orange tree -- put in a palm tree. The frantic search for a cure to this deadliest of citrus diseases.

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Tuesday at 6:30 PM | Sunday at 7:30 AM on WUSF 89.7

Monday at 10:00 PM on WSMR 89.1

Radio Guests

Harold BrowningCOO, Citrus Research and Development Foundation
Michael SparksCEO, Florida Citrus Mutual
Mark WheelerCFO of Wheeler Farms; President of Florida Citrus Mutual

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